Roland V-Combo VR-09 Live Performance Keyboard

Roland V-Combo VR-09 Live Performance Keyboard

Roland V-Combo VR-09 Live Performance Keyboard

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Product Highlights

  • 61 Velocity Sensitive Keys
  • 223 Sounds Built-In
  • Organ, Pianos, Vintage & Modern Synths
  • Built-In Drum Section
  • 7 Simultaneous Effects
  • WAV/MP3/SMF Song Playback Via USB Port
  • Roland's D-Beam Controller
  • Graphic LCD Menu
  • Battery or AC Powered
  • Controllable with iPad
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The V-Combo VR-09 Live Performance Keyboard from Roland is a 61-key music workstation designed for use by the gigging musician both live and in the studio. It features 223 built-in sounds including dedicated piano, organ, and synth sound engines with real time control parameters for tweaking your sounds. You can further tweak your sounds by adding up to seven simultaneous effects with controllable parameters. It also features a built-in drum section with a 52 rhythm pattern library, Roland's D-Beam controller, and a looper effect with up to 20 seconds of recording time that can play back WAV, MP3, and SMF files from USB flash memory via the VR-09's USB port. The graphic LCD menu displays your parameters, and additional control can be provided with the free VR-09 Editor app for the iPad. Designed to be travel-friendly and used by the gigging musician for both practice and live shows, the VR-09 can be powered by eight rechargeable AA batteries or the included AC power supply.

Acoustic and Electric Pianos
The V-Combo VR-09 is filled with a wide selection of pianos for covering all musical styles. The acoustic grand piano features 88-note stereo multi-sampling. Many popular vintage electric piano sounds are onboard as well, along with effects such as vintage phaser and tremolo. The compressor which is accessible via a dedicated, easy-to-reach knob transparently boosts the level of the piano sounds, ensuring that your playing cuts through when performing in loud bands
Organs
Roland's SuperNATURAL technology powers the V-Combo VR-09's classic tonewheel organs, while nine harmonic bars provide authentic real-time performance control. A newly developed transistor-type organ is also included, offering the unique sound of combo instruments from the 1960s. The 61-note keyboard has a fast response, perfect for essential organ techniques such as trill, sputter, glissando, and percussive hits. Rotary speaker and amp simulators reproduce the characteristics of vintage organ speaker cabinets and overdriven tube circuits with realism, while a new "Twin Rotary" option delivers a deep, aggressive effect. The VR-09 is compatible with Roland PK pedalboards
Vintage and Modern Synth Tones
The V-Combo VR-09 is packed with a ton of ready-to-play synthesizer sounds, from vintage analog classics like JUNO strings and '80s synth brass to textured, modern-era digital tones and beyond. Front-panel controllers allow you to tweak the synth tones intuitively in real time, including convenient ADR and cutoff/resonance adjustment with the harmonic bars in the ORGAN block. Onboard effects like "Bit Crash" provide the ability to create modern synth voices for current dance music, including dubstep
Effects
Up to 7 effects can be used simultaneously to help tweak your sounds. Included are overdrive, tone compressor, 20 types of multi-effects, 6 types of delays, 6 types of reverb, and 2 types of rotary
VR-09 Editor for iPad
The free VR-09 Editor app for iPad gives you intuitive control of the organ and synth sound engines via your tablet's full-color touchscreen interface. Quickly edit organ sounds and customize vintage tonewheel characteristics such as leakage, click noise, and rotary speed. Easily access synth sounds to build custom tones and layers. After tweaking sounds at home, you can take your iPad to the gig and use the app for extra real-time control on stage. Convenient, cable-free communication between the V-Combo VR-09 and iPad is simple to set up with Roland Wireless Connect. Alternately, you can link up with a USB cable via Apple's iPad Camera Connection Kit
UPC: 761294503669
In the Box
Roland V-Combo VR-09 Live Performance Keyboard
  • AC Adaptor Power Cord
  • USB Memory Protector
  • Limited Warranty: 1-Year Parts / 90-Days Labor
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    Keyboard
    Keyboard Type 61 keys (with velocity)
    Modes
    Whole Dual (volume balance adjustable)
    Split (split point, volume balance adjustable)
    2-Manual Mode (when using sold separately MIDI keyboard)
    Sound Generator
    Organ Section Virtual Tone Wheel method (SuperNATURAL)
    MIDI Format: Conforms to GM2, GS, XG Lite
    Polyphony Maximum: 128 voices
    Parts Organ (3 parts)
    Piano (2 parts)
    Synthesizer (2 parts)
    Drum (1 part)
    GM2 (16 parts)
    Sounds 223
    Registrations 100 (4 x 25 banks)
    Effects 7 Systems Always On/Global Control:
    1x Overdrive
    1x Tone Compressor
    20x Multi-effects
    6x types Delay
    6x types Reverb
    2x types Rotary
    1x Looper (20 secs recording time)
    Audio File Player Playable File Format:
    SMF File: Format 0, 1
    Audio File: WAV, AIFF, MP3

    Recording Format:
    SMF File: Format 0
    Audio File: WAV (44.1 kHz, 16-bit linear, stereo)
    Other
    Patterns 52x Rhythm Patterns
    Controller 1x Virtual Tone Wheel organ
    10x Harmonic Bar
    1x Synthesizer Controller:
    5x Slider
    1x D-BEAM Controller
    1x Pitch Bend/Modulation Lever
    6x Effects knob (global control)
    Display Graphic LCD: 128 x 64 dots
    External Memory USB Flash Memory
    Connectors 2x 1/4" (6.35 mm) TS output jacks
    1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) stereo output jack
    1x 1/4" (6.35 mm) TRS headphone jack
    1x 1/4" (6.35 mm) TRS Damper pedal input
    1x 1/4" (6.35 mm) TRS Expression pedal input
    1x 5-Pin Din MIDI input
    1x 5-Pin Din MIDI output
    1x 8-Pin Din PK input
    1x USB Type B
    1x USB Type A
    1x DC input
    Current Draw 650 mA
    Battery 8x Rechargeable Ni-MH AA Batteries (not included)
    Battery Life:
    Approximately 5 hours (approximately 3 hours with USB flash drive connected)
    Size and Weight
    Dimensions (W x D x H) 39.7 x 11.8 x 4.8" (100.8 x 30.0 x 10.6 cm)
    Weight 12.2 lb (5.5 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 18.0 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 47.5 x 15.2 x 6.75"
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